Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru - North Mala Atoll
Cocoon yourself in a web of shimmering turquoise waters, swaying coconut trees, indigenous blooms and pure white sand. Free your spirit on the Maldives' North Male Atoll.
In Maldivian, Vabbinfaru refers to a round island circled by a round coral reef. In this circle of peace, claim sanctuary at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru resort. Feel the natural sea breeze sweeping in from the majestic Indian Ocean, and let the resort's signature hospitality bring you peace and tranquillity.
The Banyan Tree is surrounded by a turquoise lagoon and white sandy beaches, this is the ideal place to forget about everything, soak up the sun and immerse yourself in luxury and comfort. The resort island is approx. 20 minutes from Malé International by speedboat.
Oceanview Pool Villa
King-sized four-poster bed with exquisite draping and a curved wall of French doors in your bedroom lead the path to romance in this Maldives pool villa. Here, you can stroll leisurely from your bedroom onto large wooden patio complete with sunbed or enjoy the refreshment of a tropical outdoor shower.
With a private pool, outdoor jetpool and a bedroom patio that leads to pure white sand and an expanse of wild ocean blue, this pool villa is utterly delicious in evocative charm.
Beachfront Pool Villa
A beachfront address offering direct ocean access, a private pool with adjoining jetpool, romantic outdoor shower and a villa with charmingly thatched roof and wooden slatted pathways across sandy floor bring you to the heart of both sand and sea. A walled water feature adds an elegant touch to the pool and a broad rounded patio leading out from the plush bedroom's French doors offers al fresco dining options.
With an open-concept bathroom, private poolside cabana and sheltered outdoor terrace furnished with comfortable lounge beds and a stunningly personal view of the sea's jewelled tones, this villa provides you with a beachfront experience that is nothing short of seafaring.
Spa Sanctuary Pool Villa
Be pampered in the Sanctuary Pool Villa where unlimited spa treatments and a private pool await. Indulge in signature spa treatments or allow our professional Spa therapist to decide for you. Overlook the stunning panorama of turqoise waters and bring this spa stay to completion.
Water Sports Centre
Enjoy the full gamut of water sports at our Maldives beach resort, including canoeing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, banana boating, windsurfing and catamaran sailing.
Health & Fitness Centre
Located above the Marine Lab, this fitness facility is surrounded with glass windows to give you stunning ocean views and open 24 hours for your convenience.
PADI Gold Palm 5-Star Resort Dive Centre
As a PADI Gold Palm 5-Star Resort Dive Centre, Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru offers a full range of PADI and Nitrox courses. Our diving instructors are highly professional, enthusiastic and PADI-certified. Courses are conducted in a range of languages to cater to a diverse global group of guests – English, Italian, French, German, Mandarin and Japanese are some of the languages available.
Banyan Tree Maldives Marine Lab
The first of its kind to be funded and built on a private resort, the lab invites guests to join specially trained in-house divers to monitor programmes such as reef and species inventory checks. Guests can also sponsor their own coral gardens. The lab is equipped to conduct research in coral biology and ecology as well as green sea turtle conservation.
Banyan Tree Gallery
Bring home the little touches that make Banyan Tree unique. With an enchanting collection of handicrafts, resort apparel and signature spa amenities, you will find every item imaginable to relive your Banyan Tree experience in the privacy of your home.
Cherish the opportunity to experience glorious dining experiences in a setting of unbridled natural beauty at this fine restaurant in Maldives. Venture onto the sandbanks for a gourmet spread under the sparkle of stars, choose the Sharkpoint Dining option set on a secret stretch of beachfront and dine on a specially prepared menu that includes chilled Maldivian lobster, sea scallops and delicately decadent desserts. Alternatively, choose to indulge in a romantic experience for two with Tuesday BBQ Beach Dinner dining
A casual setting of rustic wooden tables set on the white sandy beach amongst tropical trees, a natural roof of the dried grass the natives call their alang-alang, a bountiful spread of freshly prepared breakfast items and gloriously decadent set dinners set the scene for a languorous meal on an island of hushed privacy.
In Villa Dining
A delightful menu awaits you with consummate dining options, including the requisite candlelit barbecue dinner in the cradle of your private villa or an exquisite affair on the edge of the beach with your private chef and waiter. Choose from a bewildering selection of Maldivian and international favourites and match your food choices with the perfect wine or cocktail.